Potential Wisconsin Dam Breach Prompts Flash Flood Warning

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Updated: June 18, 2018 04:36 PM

The National Weather Service in Duluth MN has issued a Flash Flood Warning for a potential dam failure in Douglas County. The warning also includes East central Pine County in Minnesota, southwestern Douglas County in Wisconsin, and north central Burnett County in Wisconsin.

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The flash flood warning remains in effect until 6:30 PM Monday. 

At 12:36 PM, local law enforcement reported the Radigan Flowage Dam west of Dairyland is likely to fail soon causing flash flooding downstream on the Tamarack River south of the dam as it flows towards the Saint Croix River. 

Locations impacted include Town Rd T west of Dairyland, Swedish Highway at the Tamarack River, Highway T west of Cozy Corner, and Markville Road east of Markville.

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